Brazilian singer Elza Soares was often referred to as the Brazilian Tina Turner

Elza Soares: Brazil’s Voice of the Millennium Goes Silent

Elza Soares, one of the most revered singers in Brazilian samba music, died at ...

Maré de Sabores Project / Photo: Douglas Lopes

Brazilian Women Spearhead Initiatives to Address Gender-Based Violence

In Brazil, women are at huge risk of violence, especially if they are minorised ...

A painting of a woman lying in bed next to a man. Heritage Images/Hilton Fine Art Collection via Getty Images

Why Women’s Casual Sex Is Seen So Negatively by Male and Female?

F. Scott Fitzgerald famously called the Roaring Twenties – which happened on the heels ...

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It’s High Time to End Conflation of Sex Work and Human Trafficking

The Covid-19 pandemic and the measures put in place to mitigate it have exacerbated ...

Don’t Call Me Bitch. Italians Move to Change Synonyms to the Word Woman

Public figures from writers to lawmakers have launched a campaign ahead of International Women’s ...

Parker Westwood poses for a photo. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Handout by Miles Marie

An Insider’s Podcast Tries to Humanize Sex Workers

Parker Westwood is trying to bring sex work out of the shadows with a ...

Women walk along the Dutra highway to reach Guarulhos International Airport - Photo by Thomson Reuters Foundation

Victims of Human Trafficking These Women Are Jailed in Brazil as Drug Mules

Helena had been struggling to provide for her six-year-old son in Africa’s island nation ...

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